Fisheries Current Affairs, GK & News

First indigenous vaccine for fish developed in India

The Central Institute of Brackish Aquaculture located in Chennai has developed an indigenous vaccine for Viral Nervous Necrosis. The name of the vaccine is Nodavac-R Viral Nervous Necrosis The disease is caused by the Betanodavirus. It mostly affects teleost fish. More than forty species are affected by this virus and most of them are marine ..

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eSanta: Platform for Marine Products

The Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal recently launched a platform called “eSanta” for marine products. The main aim of the platform is to empower aqua farmers. About eSanta The farmers can sell their produce in eSanta portal. It is a bridge between the buyers and the farmers. The eSanta portal eliminates the necessity of middlemen ..

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MPEDA- NCDC MoU to promote Export-Oriented Marine Product

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) have signed an MoU to promote the Export-Oriented Marine Product. Highlights The MoU was signed in order to synergise the programmes related to export-oriented capture and culture in fisheries sectors and other allied sectors. It was signed by the chairman of ..

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Fisheries Sector: ₹ 400 Crore Investment to be made in Goa

The Union Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh announced on February 7, 2021 that an investment of ₹ 400 crore will be made in Goa to make this state a fisheries hub of India. Key Facts The coastal state, Goa, has the potential for highest fish production across India. The state can also become a “fisheries hub” of India. ..

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MPEDA Multilingual Call Centre for Aquafarmers

The Marine Products Export Development Authority recently launched a multilingual call centre for Aquafarmers. The initiative is first of its kind in the country. It will address the technical issues and impart knowledge about efficient farming methods round the clock. About the Call Centre The Call Centre will mainly cater to the Aquafarmers of Andhra ..

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